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Tooth extraction while pregnant

Has anyone had a tooth extraction while pregnant?? I'm 23 weeks, having serious pain in a cracked molar, it started to swell up last night so I went to the ER and started amoxicillin, saw my dentist today and he suggests getting it removed next week. I'm concerned about a risk of preterm labor with an extraction, although I know it's there with an infected tooth also. Anyone have any experience with this?? Thanks!
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I had my two top wisdom teeth removed with my first pregnancy and I am so glad I did it! Thank god they weren't impacted and I was able to do it instead of living with the pain. Honestly the pain was way worse than the actual extraction and recovery! It was instant relief so I would go for it! In my opinion the infection is a higher risk.
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I forgot to mention that my baby was full term and healthy!
perfect, thank you so much!!
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